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Thursday, Sep 19, 2019
news about Land degradation
Sep 10, 2019 17:06
It will help provide livelihoods, tackle climate change, and protect infrastructure read more
Sep 09, 2019 14:01
PM Modi also announced that the Centre would establish a South-South Centre for Sustainable Land Restoration which will provide knowledge and training to all countries affected by land degradation. read more
Sep 09, 2019 13:23
PM Modi cited India’s experience with Swacch Bharat campaign that expanded sanitation cover from 38 % to 99% in five years to underscore that real change would not come by introducing new frameworks but would be powered by teamwork on the ground. read more
Sep 09, 2019 12:06
PM Narendra Modi addresses the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. read more
Sep 06, 2019 05:23
CSE head Sunita Narain red-flagged the rise in extreme weather events and how they are going to exacerbate land degradation in future at a media briefing on desertification. read more
Sep 02, 2019 18:56
The government must take the warning on desertification seriously because land has synergistic benefits for biodiversity and creating carbon sink read more
Sep 01, 2019 23:35
Out of the 196 countries, 122 countries including India have agreed to become land degradation neutral (LDN) by 2030, as specified in the goal 15.3 of the sustainable development goals. read more
Aug 29, 2019 11:50
A desertification and land degradation Atlas by Space Applications Centre showed that 29.32% of total geographical area during 2011-13 was undergoing land degradation. Globally, one-third of the total geographical area is degraded. read more
Aug 11, 2019 19:15
The UN report indicates the need for more climate-sensitive food and less wastage read more
Aug 08, 2019 14:33
IPCC’s Climate Change and Land report’s summary for policy makers released in Geneva on Thursday revealed that since the pre-industrial period, the land surface air temperature has risen nearly twice as much as the global average temperature. read more
Oct 30, 2018 23:39
The global ecological footprint over the past 50 years has increased by over 190% and this has fuelled the loss in biodiversity, says the World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) Living Planet report . read more
Sep 24, 2018 07:28
The goal of the project, with a run period 2018-2025, is to “sequestrate” 49.9 million tonnes of carbon gasses through improved agro-ecosystems. read more
Apr 24, 2018 23:50
According to a ministry-sponsored report, the total cost of land degradation, desertification and drought was 2.54% of India’s GDP in 2014-15. read more